The Vitra Campus and the Vitra Design Museum will remain closed until further notice due to current developments in the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Vitra and the Vitra Design Museum are obliged to take these necessary measures to protect visitors and employees on the Vitra Campus from infection with the coronavirus. Our medically assisted task force will continue to review our policy on a regular basis.

We hope that the current situation will improve and that we will be able to welcome you back soon. We will inform you about the reopening of the museum and the Vitra Campus on our website and on

You can also follow our activities via our social media channels and our e-mail newsletters

We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Statement of the Basel Museum Director’s Conference

The Vitra Design Museum supports the plea of the Basel Museum Director’s Conference to the Swiss Federal Council to allow museums and exhibition houses to reopen for individual visits in the first stage of regulatory relaxation, so that they can continue to fulfill their educational mission and contribute to the spiritual and mental well-being of all, extend this plea to the German Federal Government just as it has been done by various German art museums and museum networks in recent days and months.

The full statement of the Museum Director’s Conference can be downloaded here.